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A year later, the commemorations in the city were disrupted by protesters who let off smoke bombs in protest at the decision of the Boundary Commission to maintain the status quo with regard to partition. Armistice Day remained a day of raw emotion in Ireland irrespective of what opposition, both ...

That's because images taken by Murtaja's colleagues covering the protest, moments before and after he was shot, show that he was wearing a blue flak ... Sources in Gaza have confirmed that journalist Yaser Murtaja has died after being shot in the abdomen by an Israeli sniper while covering the protests.
At least nine Palestinians were killed and 491 others were wounded by Israeli troops in what was the second mass protest at the border in eight days. ... Hamas, the militant group that rules Gaza, has called for a series of protests until May 15, which Palestinians know as "Nakba Day" or "Day of ...
Thousands of Palestinians continued "The Great March of Return," the week-long protest on Friday, demanding the right of return of Palestinian refugees ... Sources in Gaza have confirmed that journalist Yaser Murtaja has died after being shot in the abdomen by an Israeli sniper while covering the protests.
Fares al Raqab, 29, was shot in the stomach during Friday's protests to the east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza, the local health ministry said on Monday. ... Israel accuses Hamas, the militant group that runs Gaza and with whom it has fought three wars since 2008, of using the protest as cover to carry ...

Protests at Gaza turn deadly, as Israeli soldiers kill unarmed Palestinians. pic.twitter.com/ny2EEYpKBM. -- AJ+ (@ajplus) March ... "[Israel] has made Gaza a huge prison, yet forbids the prisoners even to protest against this, on pain of death" https://t.co/iFiBnYzGrP pic.twitter.com/vtkyeydLDq. -- ... Israeli Attacks
Miss a day, miss a lot, why not take a moment to catch up on some of the past week's headlines from across the North Shore. Deerfield Assault Weapon Ban Set For Final Approval. DEERFIELD, IL -- Owners of certain guns in Deerfield may have until June to get rid of them or get them out of village ...
In the middle of reliably red Tarrant County, Texas, we rarely see 7,000 marchers on any public-policy issue. It's even more remarkable to see thousands of teenagers on a beautiful spring afternoon in Texas protesting for stricter gun laws. Since the Republican Party of Texas' official platform calls ...
American Airlines had threatened to file a lawsuit, reduce its dual-hub operation at O'Hare — or both — to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel's decision to award five additional gates to hometown United Airlines and spurn American's request for three more gates of its own. On Thursday, the City Council's ...
Protests are planned not just at San Francisco International Airport, but also JFK, LAX, Miami, Honolulu, Dulles, O'Hare, Detroit, BWI, Logan, and Minneapolis airports. Thursday's protest at SFO will take place between 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on the departures level of Terminal 3. It's unclear if the protest will ...
... Emanuel agreed to speed construction of three common-use gates that can be used by any airline, including American. American had threatened to file a lawsuit, reduce its dual-hub operation at O'Hare — or both — to protest Emanuel's decision to award five additional gates to hometown United Airlines.
We gathered at O'Hare to protest the Muslim ban. We fought the ACA repeal through rallies, phone calls to MOCs, and petitions. We're now actively defending DACA recipients by joining with those directly impacted for rallies and phone banking, and now, as the 2018 mid-terms approach, Indivisible ...
Plenty of its contents were written directly following the results of 2016's U.S. presidential election, charged with a strike of protest and disbelief. A worthwhile sentiment in itself, Chicago singer-songwriter Styka takes the classic folk protest album and injects stories reflective of her life leading up to that fateful ...
In the way, however, is American's thinly-veiled threat to sue, reduce O'Hare operations, or both to protest what American has called a secret, eleventh-hour deal giving hometown United five more gates. To start the ball rolling, the mayor is also asking aldermen to authorize $4 billion in borrowing, to be ...
CHICAGO – American Airlines' refusal to sign Chicago's proposed O'Hare International Airport lease won't ground Chicago's $8.5 billion terminal makeover plan, but it could complicate the timing and add to borrowing cost. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week introduced the new lease and use ...
On top of the airport's vast array of flights already, the mayor's office is close to sealing an $8.5 billion expansion plan for the aging facility, reportedly pushing ahead over an 11th-hour protest from major carrier American Airlines AAL, +0.87% , which argued that an unfair number of gates are being allocated ...

The city and airline carriers are negotiating an $8.5 billion deal to vault O'Hare into the 21st century with a state-of-the-art global terminal and dozens of new gates. More than 3 million square feet would be added — a 75 percent increase. (Phil Geib and Bill Ruthhart / Chicago Tribune). Bill Ruthhart and ...
Judith Pearson's home in rural Minnesota is stocked with guns for hunting and recreational use, but that didn't stop her from venting her frustration with the National Rifle Association after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Ms. Pearson, a retired school principal, was irked by the group's repeated ...
Among the fee hikes in the Trump budget plan, the passenger security fee charged to all fliers would increase by $1 per one-way trip next year and $1.65 in 2020, raising the total fee in 2020 to $8.25 per one-way ticket. Above, at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. (Scott Olson / Getty Images).
Organized labor's City Council allies and unions seeking to represent airport workers have held a series of O'Hare protests to press their pay demands and claim $1.2 million in "wage theft" from hundreds of airport employees. The alleged "theft" by private contractors includes everything from failing to ... Chicago
Skeptics fear the devices will have a chilling effect on protests, that they could undermine Hartford's reputation as a welcoming city for immigrants and that they ... “People might be less likely to go protest outside the federal courthouse or Bushnell Park if they know that high-powered drones with, potentially, ... Chicago
McCarthy said he could care less about the protest outside his $100-a-ticket fundraiser, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. “The whole thing is nonsense. It's completely made up. I'm not gonna talk about it….I'm not gonna play this stupid Chicago game,” ... Chicago
Over the protests of the Cook County Sheriff's office, a Cook County Judge agreed to release “serial stowaway” Marilyn Hartman from custody Thursday, based largely on her promises not to return to either O'Hare and Midway airports. Patrick Fazio reports on the latest security concerns from O'Hare. Chicago
Over the protests of the Cook County Sheriff's office, Hartman was released on bond Thursday and ordered to stay away from O'Hare and Midway. Early Sunday morning she was spotted at Signature Flight Services at O'Hare, but managed to flee before police could arrive. A short time later she was seen ... Chicago
... similarly at public protests. The largest number, 10, was during demonstrations against the acquittal of Caucasian former policeman Jason Stockley in the shooting death of an African American man, Anthony Lamar Smith, in St. Louis, Missouri. At the protest, St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Mike Faulk ... Chicago
Over the protests of the Cook County Sheriff's office, a Cook County Judge agreed to release “serial stowaway” Marilyn Hartman from custody Thursday, based largely on her promises not to return to either O'Hare and Midway airports. Patrick Fazio reports on the latest security concerns from O'Hare. Chicago
Over the protests of the Cook County Sheriff's office, a Cook County Judge agreed to release “serial stowaway” Marilyn Hartman from custody Thursday, based largely on her promises not to return to either O'Hare and Midway airports. At the same time, officials are looking at O'Hare security, in an effort to ... Chicago
On Jan. 21, the day of the Women's March, somewhere between 800,000 and 1.2 million marchers took to the streets in Washington. They listened to Gloria Steinem and Maxine Waters and Madonna and then they took off toward the White House. It was not billed at a protest, but of course it was exactly that. The man now ... Chicago
As we approach the one-year anniversary of Donald J. Trump's inauguration, our friends at alternative weeklies around the country put their heads together to compile a playlist of protest tracks. The project was curated by Washington-based columnist Baynard Woods. Chicago
January 30– Meryem Yildirim, top left, and Adin Bendat-Appell, top right, sit on the shoulders of their fathers during a protest at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. US President Donald Trump signed an executive order earlier in the… WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the ... Chicago
It was not billed at a protest, but of course it was exactly that. ... Carey, a mother of two children, is beset with guilt that she's not doing more to protest the Trump administration, but she's not sure what, exactly, would make a ... That brought Raheemullah out to more protests at Chicago's O'Hare airport. Chicago
Protest is free speech's bedfellow in the first amendment. The protection of freedom of the press sits alongside “the right of the people to peacefully assemble, and to petition the Government for redress of grievances”. Yet journalists covering protests related to the Black Lives Matter movement, the Dakota ... Chicago
National Protests Set to Mark One Year of Trump ... Organizers are planning more protests to mark the first year of Donald Trump's presidency. ... March, at North Charles Street and 33rd Street, drew almost 5,000 people while a sizable contingent travelled south to D.C. to protest at the nation's capital. Chicago
Demonstrators protest United Airlines at O'Hare International Airport on April 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The protest was in response to airport police officers physically removing passenger Dr. David Dao ... more. Photo: JOSHUA LOTT /AFP /Getty Images. Image 2 of 4. In this June 2, 2016, photo, United ... Chicago
A strike with the potential to paralyze city snow removal, garbage pick-ups and pothole repairs. Teamsters Local 700 has scheduled a “contract meeting and possible strike vote” for 10 a.m. Sunday to protest the union's displeasure with contracts talks with the city to replace a 10-year agreement that expired ... Chicago
How do photographers document the magnitude of such mass protests, while also showing the emotion that inspires individuals to take to the street? It's not enough to just document an event, says Pancho Bernasconi, editorial chief at Getty Images. Photographers need “a sense of empathy, visually” to ... Chicago
The protests against US President Donald Trump's recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital have increased Palestinians' exposure to tear gas, the study found. Meanwhile, Palestinians have also alleged that the gas has become more potent. "This is not tear gas; it is poison," Thaer, another Aida ... Chicago
HMSHost restaurant workers at several eateries at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport returned to work this morning after walking out at noon on Thursday. The protest was aimed at underscoring the workers' concerns about their inability to get a new contract with employer HMSHost that includes ... Chicago
At the protest, each father hoisted a child onto his shoulders — then 9-year-old Adin Bendat-Appell wearing his yarmulke, and then 7-year-old Meryem Yildirim in her hijab — and the two poster-carrying kids were captured sharing a laugh together in a Chicago Tribune photograph. Since then, the photo has ... Chicago
Meryem Yildirim, 7, left, sitting on the shoulders of her father, Fatih, of Schaumburg, and Adin Bendat-Appell, 9, sitting on the shoulders of his father, Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell, of Deerfield, protest President Donald Trump's immigration and refugee order at O'Hare International Airport on Jan 30, 2017. Chicago
In February, protests erupted at O'Hare airport after the president signed his first order, which at the time banned travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations (the administration has re-issued the ban several times after several courts ruled that previous iterations were unlawful). More than 300 Chicago ... Chicago
O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission members divided on geographical lines and voted 51-8 to approve an overnight runway rotation Friday. The rotation would be in effect until fall 2020, but first it's subject to a lengthy Federal Aviation Administration review and may not be instituted until later in 2018. Chicago
It was one for the record books, a year full of political divisiveness as President Donald J. Trump took office, sparking support as well as protests across ... a dozen people to be detained at O'Hare airport, drawing an "emergency protest" as demonstrators refused to leave until the detainees were released. Chicago
At the protest, each father hoisted a child onto his shoulders – then 9-year-old Adin Bendat-Appell wearing his yarmulke, and then 7-year-old Meryem Yildirim in her hijab – and the two poster-carrying kids were captured sharing a laugh together in a Chicago Tribune photograph. Since then, the photo has ... Chicago
Let someone else risk their lives so they can kneel in protest. Whatever happened to serving God, country and family, in that order? At the collapse of the family values and the proliferation of immoral lifestyles in the U.S., our country's only way out is to repent or else (Ezekiel 7:3). There is only one who can ... Chicago
O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission members divided on geographical lines and voted 51-8 to approve an overnight runway rotation Friday. The rotation would be in effect until fall 2020, but first it's subject to a lengthy Federal Aviation Administration review and may not be instituted until later in 2018. Chicago
Maybe space for protests against immigrant bans. Same for security. “There are going to be big changes in facial recognition technology. Maybe you won't even have to stand in a line, because they'll know who you are when you walk into a terminal,” Hirsh says. “That maybe gets rid of one of the biggest ... Chicago
Free speech has been a hot-button issue at universities across the nation this year and Penn is no exception. From the widespread campus backlash to Penn Law professor Amy Wax's controversial op-ed to protests against anti-abortion groups campaigning on College Green, students have had much to discuss around the ... Chicago
The union has lodged a protest against the company's plan to fix the mistake by tapping reserve pilots and offering overtime pay for some of the unstaffed flights. The union says American is violating its labor contract by imposing a solution without union input, and is improperly restricting premium pay. Chicago


 

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